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Updated January 26, 2015




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IN FALL 2011 SHERWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT RESORTED TO ILLEGAL TACTICS TO DUMP SENIOR TEACHER New! 01/26/2015
Due to authoritarian management, Sherwood High Library loses Brady Gage New! 09/16/09
Tax-cutting Legislators and short-sighted fund managers fail to save for rainy days; PERS and Oregon State red ink drown schools, public services 12/24/02
Oregon tax-cutters take money and run, schools desperate 06/07/02
Student-athlete drug testing by Lincoln Co Schools under attack; lawsuit filed 10/02/00
Bunn backs Bush, ignores vouchers 09/23/00
Adieu to LCSD: parting shots 9/09/00
A Decade of Budget Cuts Damages Lincoln County Students Future 04/25/00
Teaching 200 students per day in Lincoln Co. Schools 04/11/00
Retention is good education policy and cost-effective 03/30/00
Cascade Institute, the taxcutter's thinktank, loves Measure 5; blames Kitzhaber for centralized school funding 03/29/00
Senator Derfler is frustrated more teachers aren't being fired 03/21/00
ONLY PORTLAND SD PLACES MORE HIGH SCHOOLS THAN LCSD IN BOTTOM CATEGORIES 02/17/00
Oregon School Report Cards and School Reforms 02/01/00
Lincoln County Schools cut deep; no new taxes 01/26/00
Pledging Allegiance and history in Oregon schools 11/23/99
LCSD abruptly embraces student-athlete drug testing 11/17/99
Sarasohn hypes Republicrat school reform 10/09/99
Will Oregon charter schools teach evolution? 8/31/99
Can teachers have both job security and decent wages? 7/24/99
Oregon GOP sets teachers up for betrayal -- again 6/21/99
Lincoln County Schools have no librarians, local school councils undercut by district administration 5/25/99
Harassment in schools 5/08/99
Rightwing legislation attacks teachers again 5/02/99
School reform is unfunded mandate .. 4/22/99
LCSD moves to uniformity, centralization .. 3/22/99
Block scheduling: the basic case .. 3/20/99
At the very least, charter schools are premature .. 3/20/99
Unfunded reforms .. 2/12/99
Charter schools unnecessary, wasteful .. 2/03/99
Enemies of public education hype charter schools .. 1/25/99
Accountability for performance by students and parents .. 10/12/98
M-59 violates First Amendment rights .. 9/27/98
Oregonian wrong on M-59 .. 9/11/98
Sizemore's Measure 59 silences political debate .. Labor Day Special!
Media exaggerates public employee union power .. 6/15/98
Oregon teachers lose seniority, job security .. 2/28/98
Unfunded school reform mandates .. 2/10/98